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1103 metric tons onion comes from Myanmar in a day

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|  ২৫ নভেম্বর ২০১৯, ০০:০০ | Update : ২৫ নভেম্বর ২০১৯, ২৩:০৮
1103.171 Metric Tons onion was imported from Myanmar through Teknaf land port in Cox’s Bazar in just a day.

Tax Officer of Teknaf land port Md. Absar Uddin said, on Monday 1103.171 metric tons of onion was unloaded in the port. In this month total 17 thousand 952.965 metric tons onion was imported.

He said, traders are leaning on importing onion. As a result other items are being imported in a less quantity. Onion import is being encouraged to avert the ongoing crisis.

The port authority said that a number of trawlers loaded with several hundred metric tons of onion are coming from Myanmar.

Teknaf tax department said, till November 25 total 17 thousand 952.965 metric tons of onion was imported from Myanmar through this port. Besides, in October 20 thousand 843 metric tons of onion was imported. In September 3 thousand 573.141 metric tons of onion was imported. Total 84 metric tons of onion was imported in the month of August.

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